Major Research Tools

Dictionary of Psychology

Full-Text, Reference

Dictionary with brief definitions of psychological terms. From Oxford University Press.

Encyclopedia of Adulthood and Aging

Full-Text, Reference

Reference work covering all aspects of adult development and aging.



Database of full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe Publishing Group.



Major database of psychological literature. Produced by the American Psychological Association.


Database of psychological tests, measures, scales, surveys, and other assessments as well as descriptive information about the test and its development and administration.

Web of Science


Index covering the journal literature of science, technology, and the social sciences. Allows you to search for a topic, an author, or for articles that cite a known author or work. Includes citation metrics and funding information.

Other Suggested Research Tools

Annual Reviews

Full-Text, Index

Index coverage: vol. 1 - present; Full-text coverage: 1996-present

Full text of articles reviewing the scholarly literature for a variety of topics in the physical, biomedical, and social sciences.


Full-Text, Index

Archives of papers in areas of the physical, social, and mathematical sciences pertaining to the study of cognition.

ETS Test Collection


Database containing information on 20,000 tests and research instruments. Some entries include references to journal articles where the full-text of the test can be found.

FAQ: Finding Information about Psychological Tests

A guide to using various resources to find a particular psychological test or type of test. From the American Psychological Association.

HABRI Central

Full-Text, Index

Index and repository of research materials on the relationship between humans and animals, particularly companion animals.

Mindscape Commons

Resource for Virtual Reality content in mental health, including counseling, social work, psychology, and health sciences. Content can be used without any VR hardware.

Oxford Encyclopedia of the History of American Science, Medicine, and Technology

Full-Text, Reference

Articles covering key individuals, institutions, and organizations responsible for major developments in science, medicine and technology in the U.S. as well as the concepts, practices, and processes underlying these developments.

Test Reviews Online


An online index to test reviews available in the Mental Measurements Yearbooks (Skillman Ref BF176 .M46x). (Reviews need not be purchased online; they are available in the Skillman reference department.)

Tests and Measures in the Social Sciences: Tests Available in Compilation Volumes


Index of over 100 books that contain the full text of tests and measures. Searchable by author and keyword. From the University of Texas at Arlington.